A library director oversees all operations at a library. They direct staff - helping ensure that they are efficient and courteous at all times - and make sure that the library is running in an organized manner according to established rules and that books and other library items are organized neatly and efficiently. The library director may be in charge of the hiring of librarians, volunteers, and other staff, as well as carrying out disciplinary action as needed.
Library Director Tasks
Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.